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According to owners Matt Krim, John Anderson and Bill Coleman, what they want Cinder BBQ to be is a neighborhood hang out. Nothing fancy or formal, just really good food in a really comfortable environment.
The space at 800 Upshur Street NW has evolved into just that — a great local BBQ joint with great food.Read More
As of Memorial Day weekend next month, Petworth News will be four years old, is just about to hit 4,000 Facebook Likes and the 200th newsletter is about to go out. That’s 200 hundred emails, 200 weekend nights spent writing it, and more than 2,100 people reading it. Every Sunday. Amazing.
As a way of saying THANKS! for supporting the site and subscribing to our free email, we’re partnering with local businesses to do a huge giveaway of 12 gift certificates worth well over $300!
What?! I know!Read More
Charcuterie, beers, wine… cheese! Get ready for Cheesemonster Studio, the new bar, culinary studio and event space at 713 Kennedy Street NW. The new business is a partnership between Bergen Phillips and beverage veterans Hilarey and Brian Leonard of Lost & Found in Shaw and Free State in Dupont.Read More
The Midnight Deli has a long history in Petworth, and a new barbecue takeout restaurant, Backyard Smokespot, gives this old spot new life. Opened in January by Bernard Belk, Briyon Ford and Chef Jason Ford, Backyard Smokespot is a great example of local residents focused on serving local customers.Read More
Eric Yoo has been doing his homework on what makes the perfect ramen for a long time, and he thinks he knows. He’s planning on showing Petworth when he opens Ramen Ya Hosaki at 845 Upshur Street sometime early next year.Read More
Of the women I interviewed for these series, Steiner is the most outspoken and unapologetic feminist. Her wines are female, her staff is free to kick sleazy men out of the restaurant at will, and she doesn’t care if you don’t like it.
“You can be hospitable and still stand up for yourself,” she says.Read More
The Reading Room at Petworth Citizen is home to so many cool cocktail and drink events, and as a fan of whiskey and bourbons, the one coming next week sounds great to me.
Petworth’s own whisky expert Dan Searing is hosting “Barrel Proof Bourbon,” a class on barrel proof bourbon on February 28th.Read More
The 800 block of Upshur is going to have a new, wonderful aroma in a few weeks. Three long-term DC restaurateurs, Matt Krimm, John Anderson and Bill Coleman, are getting ready to open Cinder, a neighborhood barbeque restaurant, at the corner of 8th and Upshur. They hope to open in April. From the sound of it, it’s going to be delicious.Read More
Rejoice, you caffeine addicts! Büna Coffeehouse is opening on Friday, February 8th at the corner of Webster Street and Georgia Avenue (4400 Georgia Ave NW). This great little shop is the brainchild of the family that owns the building, and used to run the Uneeda convenience store.Read More